'''Seymour Myron '''"'''Sy'''"''' Hersh''' (born April 8, 1937) is an American Investigative journalism|investigative journalist
and political writer
based in Washington, D.C. He is a longtime contributor to ''The New Yorker
'' magazine on national security matters and has also written for the ''London Review of Books
'' since 2013.
[LRB Archive (Retrieved 2016-06-29) [http://www.lrb.co.uk/contributors/seymour-m-hersh Seymour M. Hersh] ''London Review of Books''] [http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/seymour-m-hersh]
Hersh first gained recognition in 1969 for exposing the My Lai Massacre
and its cover-up
during the Vietnam War
, for which he received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting
. In 2004, he notably reported on the US military
's mistreatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison
. He has also won two National Magazine Awards
and five George Polk Awards
. In 2004,...